Phoenix Coyotes vs. Nashville Predators - Game Three
NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 2: Nick Spaling of the Nashville Predators arrives for Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Phoenix Coyotes during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bridgestone Arena on May 2, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images)
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp